William Church Osborn Professor of Public Affairs; Professor of Politics and Public Affairs

Office: 
310 Robertson Hall
Phone: 
609-258-4855
Fax: 
609-258-5014
Assistant: 
Helene Wood
External Website: 
http://www.princeton.edu/~arnold/

Area(s)

  • U.S. Politics
  • U.S. Congress
  • Mass Media/Journalism

Biography

He has broad interests in American politics, with special interests in congressional politics, national policymaking, representation, the mass media, and Social Security. The author of Congress and the Bureaucracy: A Theory of Influence; The Logic of Congressional Action; and Congress, the Press, and Political Accountability, he also edited Framing the Social Security Debate: Values, Politics, and Economics. He has been a research fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Guggenheim Fellow, a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation, a recipient of grants from the Ford, Dirksen, Earhart, and National Science Foundations, and the recipient of the Richard F. Fenno prize in legislative studies. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ph.D. Yale University.